Over the years we have collaborated with many retailers and restaurateurs and there is no time better than now to celebrate these beautiful spaces that give pleasure to our daily lives. Like everyone else, we’ve missed popping into the shops, grabbing a pint in a pub, and sharing celebratory meals in nice dining rooms. We vow to never take these little luxuries for granted again.
Our centrally located showroom in West London is based just off Marylebone High Street, a stone’s throw away from the Conran shop and, very conveniently a few doors down from Farrow and Ball. Caravane, Designer’s Guild and The White Company are all close by making Marlebone Village a true design destination.
Last year we opened the doors to a large, new showroom just behind Columbia Road in the former Evans pottery workshop on Ezra Street, in the buzzing area of Shoreditch. It is a vast, atmospheric space with ample room to showcase our full wooden flooring collection in every pattern and finish imaginable.
There are few things as pleasing to the architectural eye as a beautiful floor seamlessly flowing into a staircase, visually linking one level to the next. Over the years we have enabled many architects and designers to create the most stunning staircases by crafting made to measure timber cuts, turning a series of humble steps into a thing of beauty.
Earlier this year we had team photography done on the corner of Ezra Street, with local photographer/new kid on the block @jackkitchenphotography. It was windy. It was cold. But more than anything it was fun as we don’t often have a chance to get together! Little did we know what was about to come...
Read on to see what we were up to during lockdown.
When Eelke, Solid Floor's founder, bought an ordinary modern flat off plan in Hackney in 2014, he had a few years to dream up some radical changes. After getting the keys in 2017, he was not afraid to rip out doors and move walls that had only just been erected. Fast forward 3 years and he has created this stunning home with some very clever design tricks that we can all learn from.